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New Hands-Free Injection Device for Home Care


10 September, 2012 | medical equipment, News

Solving common problems patients face, American medical technology company BD is developing an innovative injection device that addresses a few classic drawbacks for patients who need to receive injectables; adherence and convenience. If medication is difficult or inconvenient to take, chances are patients will be more prone to miss doses which can impair the success [...]

The Global Business of Dental Equipment


9 September, 2012 | CT Scanner, imaging equipment, medical equipment, News, Radiology

The outlook of the global dental industry looks positive to market analysts. According to a recent study published by Markets and Markets, the global dental equipment market which is valued at $4.5 billion in 2011, analysts expect the industry to increase at a CAGR of 5.8% between the years 2011 to 2016. There are many [...]

Growth Predicted for Refurbished Equipment Market


5 September, 2012 | maintenance & installation, medical equipment, News

Greater accessibility and improvements in medical parts and repair technology makes refurbished equipment increasingly more attractive to equipment buyers. As a result, in spite of challenging global economies, the refurbished equipment market shows consistent gains. An analysis by ‘Markets and Markets’ for the period of 2012-2017, projects that the global refurbished medical equipment market will [...]

Taking Control of your Medicine


3 September, 2012 | medical equipment, MedWOW, News

Is our reliance on doctors in decline? After looking at the plethora of new medical devices entering commercialization, there’s a noticeable trend that new devices are being designed that empower patients to monitor, diagnose and even treat their own health. Since the advent of the internet and social media, patients are more inclined to manage [...]

ECG Paramedic Instruction Saves Lives


26 August, 2012 | Cardiology Equipment, Emergency Equipment, intensive care, medical equipment, Pacemakers

In cases of severe heart attack such as STEMI (ST- segment elevation myocardial infarction), delay in restoring blood flow directly impacts the patient’s medical outcome. An audit in 2005 conducted by Canadian hospitals in the province of Manitoba, reviewed ambulatory procedures for cardiac patients. The audit revealed that only 14% of patients received blood clot [...]

Expanding Profitability in Chinese Grassroots Markets


22 August, 2012 | imaging equipment, medical equipment, News

As part of China’s campaign to improve public access to health care, its grassroots rural areas have been enjoying a much needed infusion of government funding to the tune of $9.86 Billion USD. Medical equipment purchasers need to equip 33,000 new and renovated facilities with cutting edge medical equipment. Although health care providers lean towards [...]

Who’s Hiding Medical Equipment?


12 August, 2012 | medical equipment, News

It’s not surprising that increased numbers of mobile medical equipment at hospitals pose a challenge to track their whereabouts; however what is surprising are the findings of a study done by GE Healthcare that equipment is not just disappearing, they are being intensionally hidden by Nurses. According to the GE study, Nurses spend more than [...]